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John Smith

John Smith, one of 200 convicts transported on the Atlas, 27 April 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1st December, 1875
Age: 69 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Atlas
Departure date: 27th April, 1833
Arrival date*: 27th December, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 61 (32)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Angela Smith on 23rd July, 2017 wrote:

Married Mary Ann Dale - convict
He died age 69 at Ross, and is buried Old (military cemetery at Ross
Mary burried Evandale age 84
3rd August 1842 Avoca by Rev Bedford
Children: John, Henry,John,Mary, Sarah,Annie, Benjamin, Harreit,Charlotte, Ernest, Arthur,Alfred, Minnie,Lewis, Philip, Minnie and Louisa

Convict Changes History

Allison on 4th October, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 1st December, 1875, gender, crime

Angela Smith on 23rd July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000)

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